Saturday November 9 1918 Cooler a very fine day I took salts & feel tolerable well mother not feeling good is lying down Mr. Wallace a former Keota [Iowa] man who had done some work for me on the farm & in Nira called on us this morning & we renewed our acquaintance of 40 yrs ago he is nearly blind & partly deaf but has his faculties & we had a fair visit PM we took a long ride & enjoyed it Willard & Harriet do all they can to make our Stay with them pleasant
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